Emirates Clark: no reliability – no new Airbus/Boeing jets for us

Weekend Special | September 7, 2019
Emirates’ President Tim Clark is running out of patience when it comes to continuous engine and aircraft performance setbacks. Speaking with reporters on September 4, 2019, Clark expressed his weariness of reliability challenges with new aircraft and said that the airline would not take delivery of new Airbus and Boeing jets unless the plane makers and engine manufacturers – Rolls-Royce, General Electric – get their act together.
American Airlines waves goodbye to its 80s workhorse
American Airlines retired its last remaining McDonnell Douglas MD-80. The carrier, which once operated around the third of world’s Super 80 fleet, flew its last commercial flight on the aircraft often called ‘Mad Dog’ or ‘Silver Bullet’, on September 4, 2019.
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